Master
Cyber Security

Your protective expertise ensures the success of international companies. Take your next career step with your Master’s degree in Cyber Security. 

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YOUR SAFETY STRATEGY. FOR YOUR FUTURE CAREER.

You have an understanding of a wide range of hardware and software systems, are proficient in programming and want to make a career internationally. Cyber attacks are becoming an increasing threat – you will be able to fend them off. The Master's programme in Cyber Security will prepare you for this exciting professional field. For your later responsibility of securing the entire network infrastructure in the company, you will acquire valuable knowledge in the area of planning and implementing effective IT security strategies. You will also deal with the programming and implementation of complex software and system architectures. This opens up cross-sector career opportunities for you as a manager; for example, in the field of computer forensics, software development or pen testing. 

The Master's programme in Cyber Security will provide you with the necessary basics in the fields of computer science, computer security, programming with Python and pen testing. You will also deepen your knowledge in selected areas such as host and software forensics, cloud computing and secure software development. In addition, topics such as computer science, artificial intelligence and advanced data analysis, as well as IT law and IT service management are also on the curriculum. Individually selectable specialisations that amount to 30 ECTS will open up a wide variety of industries and exciting positions for you. 

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Why you should study at IU

SALARY INCREASE up to 20%
By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
MORE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
OPTIMAL PROMOTION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Start out in the professional world without compromises - no problem with a degree from us.

BECOME A THREAT HUNTER. FOR EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.

You will have the right security strategies and concepts for the future of international companies. With your Master's degree in Cyber Security, a wide range of opportunities will be open to you: 

IT SECURITY CONSULTANT

As an IT Security Consultant, it is your job to protect the valuable data of your company and your customers. You develop comprehensive security strategies and strengthen the security awareness of your company. In addition, you carry out tests to check security and implement IT security solutions.

ETHICAL HACKER / PENTESTER

Ethical hackers or pentesters are information professionals who crack IT systems after companies have instructed them to do so. They actively try to circumvent existing security settings. In doing so, they reveal how vulnerable an (operating) system or a web application is - a demanding and complex job that requires a high degree of creativity.

SYSTEM/NETWORK/FIREWALL ADMINISTRATOR

In this job, you are responsible for the planning, installation, administration and maintenance of the firewall and network infrastructure. In the process, you develop network and security concepts. In addition, you take care of the coordination and implementation of projects in the area of networks and security. As part of your tasks, you find solutions to optimise the IT infrastructure.

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  • Ideal for graduating with maximum flexibility: study when, where and how you want.  
  • 100% online study - no compulsory attendance and optionally full or part-time 
  • Take exams online or locally if you wish    
  • Maximum support from tutors, professors and study coaches 

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